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Mama's Boy (2007)

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A business executive in his mid-20s still lives at home with his mother, who treats him like he is 10 years old. His mother decides to go to great and bizarre lengths to find her son a wife.

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Cast

Diane Keaton
as Jan Mannus
Jon Heder
as Jeffrey Mannus
Jeff Daniels
as Mert Rosenbloom
Anna Faris
as Nora Flannigan
Eli Wallach
as Seymour Warburton
Lyralen Kaye
as June Price
Laura Kightlinger
as Mert's Secretary
Jeremy Kramer
as Frito's executive
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Critic Reviews for Mama's Boy

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (4)

It's not that the movie is utterly bereft of arresting moments. It's just that each of these prominently features one of the aforementioned supporting cast and not the so-called star.

Full Review… | December 14, 2007
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Matters quickly regress into an antic romantic comedy, potentially buoyed by a strong cast but soon thwarted by a screenplay as leaden as it is predictable.

Full Review… | December 14, 2007
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Haphazardly conceived and clumsily executed, this aggressively quirky yet gratingly unfunny comedy appears set on the fast track to vidstore bins.

Full Review… | December 3, 2007
Variety
Top Critic

When the writer's this far off, the actors and the audience pay the price.

November 29, 2007
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

...there's certainly no understating the ineffectiveness of Heder's relentlessly (and irritatingly) over-the-top performance...

Full Review… | May 21, 2009
Reel Film Reviews

Ana Faris is the best thing in this predictable, often silly Jon Heder movie about a spoilt son trying to sabotage his mother's new relationship

Full Review… | August 9, 2008
Urban Cinefile

Audience Reviews for Mama's Boy

Kind of lame. A few funny bits, and Anna Faris ,as always , is worth watching, but Stepbrothers did this better. Rewatched this 2014. Actually, I quite liked it, more than the first time. Yes, it's silly, but I laughed quite a few times and I really do like the cast. Also had a surprisingly good soundtrack and just love Anna's blonde and black hair. The plot is a bit recycled, but for something silly to watch at home, this is quite decent.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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½

Mama's Boy is dumb, completely ridiculous and tries much too hard to be funny. Nothing can be saved, except the actors, for being in this garbage. This should not have been made!

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

It was okay. Nothing special about it.

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

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